Facility Security Specialist

The Facility Security Specialist shall be responsible for many areas of oversight to include badging, personnel security, site support, locksmith oversight, and general office duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Responsible for issuance of PIV badging at White Sands Test Facility. 
  • Responsible for personnel security to include items such as initiating security clearances, fingerprinting, letter preparation for customer, clearance adjudications and period reinvestigations. 
  • Provides site new hires with security briefings and procedures. 
  • Prepares visitor requests. 
  • Provides locksmith duties to include making new or replacements keys, issuing building keys, combination changes or other necessary items. 
  • Maintains company and client property inventory in accordance with NPSC-SR Client approved Property Plan, to include semiannual inventories of company and Client property. 
  • Maintains key and locksmith inventories and records. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


This position has no supervisory components.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of DoD government regulations (e.g., NISPOM). 
  • Candidate should have a working knowledge of OPM clearance processing procedures.
  • Certification and knowledge of locksmith duties to include key making, replacing key cores, pinning key cores, cypher locks and other associated locksmith duties).

Skills, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Clearance

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be able to pass a Secret Security Clearance background investigation.
  • Have no record or history of illegal drug use, sale, possession, or manufacture.
  • Have no felony convictions and no convictions that reflect on the individual’s reliability including those crimes classified under the Lautenberg Act.
  • Be able to meet drug testing and alcohol – free workforce requirements to include random drug and/or alcohol testing.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer and standard office equipment.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database, (such as: MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter, as well as a solid group contributor working in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment are essential, as well as the ability to use discretion when handling sensitive personal information. 


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment. During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

PSI is a SDVOSB, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; we are a Drug-Free Workplace and comply with ADA regulations as applicable.

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability, medical condition, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Further, we are required to take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities for all persons. Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all qualified persons. Those applicants requiring accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should contact a management representative.

PSI participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program and may perform drug screenings as part of the application process where permissible by state law and required by contract.